HR Consultant Generalist

HR Consultant Generalist- working as part of Schools' Choice
Gloucestershire (covering multiple sites around Gloucester) / Derbyshire
37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks a year
Monday- Friday, 09:00- 17:00
£31,000 per annum
Driving Licence and own transport required
We are looking to recruit an individual who is passionate about education and enjoys a fast-paced environment within HR. We continue to receive 100% Customer Satisfaction providing excellent HR Advice and guidance to our schools and academies, with a team that has over 100 years of experience in Education HR.
About The Role
As an HR Consultant Generalist you will be working with schools and academies providing HR Advice and Guidance to support the best outcomes for children’s education. You will have experience of advising on your own caseload of HR employee relation cases, alongside delivering and developing training courses.
The HR Consultant Generalist will hold a CIPD Level 5 qualification or equivalent, and must be keen to use their HR experience to influence and make a difference in education. If you are keen to share your experience and take a collaborative approach to expanding others knowledge and supporting overall CPD, apply today.
Role Responsibilities
* Manage own complex caseload and deliver high quality advice to all customers, which is clear, compliant, consistent and adds value, providing the employer with options and risk analysis as appropriate.
* To provide advice and guidance relating to Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance and safer recruitment practices.
* Provide clear advice to customers in writing, over the phone and, if required at formal meetings on the customer’s premises or virtually.
* Act as named HR contact for allocation of around 30 individual Schools each with their individual governance and leadership in place, and regularly attend strategy meetings.
* Support CEOs of Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) and Single Academy Trusts with their HR strategic plans in the short and medium term.
* Liaise with trade union representatives on cases/projects to promote best practice employee relations.
* Maintain accurate case notes, time logs and casework information.
* Prepare and review HR advice and guidance on employment law, policies and procedures to be shared with customers via newsletters, FAQs on specialist knowledge and topic’s dependent on changes
* Support colleagues in the HR Consultancy Team and the wider Schools’ Choice team by sharing expertise and knowledge through collaborative working. Constantly seek to identify opportunities to improve service delivery through driving change to systems, processes and procedures and supporting the development of new products and services.
* Design and deliver training on key employment matters within subject specialist area.
* Undertaking investigations as required depending capacity.
* To provide advice and guidance on TUPE Conversions.
* Associate CIPD Level 5 with desire to work towards CIPD Chartered Member Level
* At least 3 years operational knowledge and experience advising on employee relations cases.
* Experience of designing and delivering HR training to a range of audiences
* Experience of working in a unionised environment
* Extensive employment law knowledge
* Excellent customer relationship management skills
* Full driving licence and access to own vehicle required
Knowledge of School Teachers’ terms and conditions of employment.
Experience in schools or wider education sector.
Understanding of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021
Experience of undertaking HR investigations
Why work for us?
* Circa £31,000 Annual Salary, with opportunities for Career Progression.
* 25 days Annual leave plus public holidays.
* Hybrid and flexible working from home, plus some travel to your allocated schools and collaboration days in the office.
* Training and development including funded qualifications available via the Apprenticeship Levy
* Royal London Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
* 24/7 Access to Employee Assistance Programme and MyGP via WeCare for you and your household.
* Colleague loyalty discount scheme with LifeWorks Perks including retail discounts, holiday vouchers,
* Black-tie Annual Colleague Awards at a luxurious venue.
* Aspire to Inspire Programme for mentoring and continued professional development.
Don’t delay please apply today
Please provide a cover letter with your application informing us how you meet the role responsibilities and requirements outlined in the attached the job advert, and provide a copy of your up to date CV by midday on 17 January 2022. Please indicate as part of your expression of wish if you would like your application to be considered under a flexible working option, and what you propose. Interview dates arranged in advance will be 20th, 21st, 25th January
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